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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2015, 10:15:35 PM »
I've always lifted with that in mind. I doubt it's Bro science, the more muscle you have, the more calories your body churns through hour by hour, just sitting and breathing. I didn't do legs my 1st year. I don't have chicken legs naturally and I was "jogging." My biggest regret about that 1st year was probably not skipping legs, but doing less curls.

You would probably be surprised to see physique guys' legs. They're likely pretty proportional, lean and muscular, just like the upper body.

I would be surprised if a lifter with goals did not train legs. I'm a little biased as I'm a fan of the heavy compounds, and squats and deads are the big boys.
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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2015, 10:20:12 PM »
Don't skip days, period. Push the training back a day and do legs the next session. 

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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2015, 10:54:12 PM »
Don't skip days, period. Push the training back a day and do legs the next session.

I'll second this.

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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2015, 07:11:32 AM »
The biggest mistake I made when younger was not doing legs. Got lots of complements on my chest and arms but…….overall I think it limited me on my build.
Plus, between two sisters and two good friends growing up that were girls….yep, the women like a nice upper body but they used to rave about how nice a guys ass was. Sisters told me bluntly I was a "flat ass", not a complement.
Confirmed by overhearing conversations among women over the years, especially during football season or after movies that showed some dudes ass. The conversations about it would go on and on until I was ready to dunk my head in a bucket of water.

So, why not go for the whole package instead of just half……….
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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2015, 09:49:52 PM »
9/24/15

Back/Bicep/Deadlifts

Cable Bicep Curls -
37.5lb 1x10
42lb 3x10

(they measure the weight on that thing weird)

Seated bicep ISO curl -

20 lb 3x10
25lb 1x10
30lb 1x6

ISO lateral Row-
135 1x10
225 2x10 (did these pretty fast, jumped down weight to go slow and really shred the muscle)
185 3x10 super slow

Lat ROPE pulldowns-

85 1x10
105 3x10
85 2x10

Deadlifts (warming back up into these, inspired by many to start hitting legs good again and not laxxing off; gonna hit leg day hard this weekend and report back)

135 1x10
155 2x10
225 1x6


35 mins stairclimber

pullups 3x8

finished
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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2015, 10:36:17 PM »

Deadlifts (warming back up into these, inspired by many to start hitting legs good again and not laxxing off; gonna hit leg day hard this weekend and report back)

135 1x10
155 2x10
225 1x6


also probably the best trapbuilder in the gym...
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Re: My Journey to that Physique Trophy
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2015, 12:08:30 AM »

Deadlifts (warming back up into these, inspired by many to start hitting legs good again and not laxxing off; gonna hit leg day hard this weekend and report back)

135 1x10
155 2x10
225 1x6


also probably the best trapbuilder in the gym...

all the better baby >:D
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